WorldCat Identities

Burks, Alice R. 1920-

Works: 6 works in 24 publications in 2 languages and 1,509 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Patents 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QA76.17, 004.09
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alice R Burks
Who invented the computer? : the legal battle that changed computing history by Alice R Burks( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the facts surrounding the 1973 federal trial that dealt with the dispute over which company invented the first "automatic electronic digital computer."
The first electronic computer : the Atanasoff story by Alice R Burks( Book )
13 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leela and the leopard hunt by Alice R Burks( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dare ga konpyūta o hatsumeishitaka ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oral history interview with Arthur W. Burks and Alice R. Burks by Arthur W Burks( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Burks describes his work on the ENIAC and Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) computers. He reviews his upbringing, education, and work experiences (mainly teaching) before joining the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering in 1941. He then discusses his associations with J. Presper Eckert, John Mauchly, John Brainerd, Herman Goldstine, and others and their work at the Moore School. Various aspects of the ENIAC project are discussed in detail: interactions of project members, division of tasks, decision making processes, patenting issues, initial operation, and von Neumann's association with the Moore School and the ENIAC and EDVAC projects
--from one John V. Atanasoff ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Through interviews, reenactments, and historical material, recounts the invention of the first electronic digital computer at Iowa State University in 1939 by John V. Atanasoff
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.36 (from 0.06 for Leela and ... to 1.00 for Oral histo ...)
Alternative Names
Burks, Alice R.
Burks, Alice R. 1920-
Burks, Alice Rowe 1920-
Rowe, Burks Alice
バークス, アリス・R
English (22)
Japanese (2)